Entry-Level Assistant Director of Admissions (college/university) Salary

Entry-Level College Assistant Directors of Admissions take home an average $44K per year. Almost all enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the greater part. Job satisfaction for Entry-Level College Assistant Directors of Admissions is high. Entry-Level College Assistant Directors of Admissions survey participants are largely women, dominating at 67 percent. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$34,851 - $55,988
$35K
$44K
$56K
MEDIAN: $44,219
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$13.91 - $26.93
$14
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$27
MEDIAN: $19.85
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$34,851 - $55,988  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,043  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$34,763 - $56,280  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 310
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$13.91 - $26.93  
   
Overtime
$1.52 - $36.26  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,043  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$34,763 - $56,280  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 18

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $44,199

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

With a pay rate for Entry-Level College Assistant Directors of Admissions that is 15 percent greater than the national average, Washington offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Entry-Level College Assistant Directors of Admissions will also find cushy salaries in New York (+15 percent), Los Angeles (+10 percent), Boston (+7 percent), and Atlanta (+2 percent). In Pittsburgh, salaries are 9 percent below the national average and represent the lowest-paying market.

Assistant Director of Admissions (college/university) Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Assistant Director of Admissions (college/university) in Jersey City:
"A Lot of Traveling - Very Gratifying in the End."
Make sure the college/university pays for your rental vehicle while out recruiting. Make sure you are reimbursed for all expenses while out on the road. Listen to the students when they speak to you they are trying to find their way.

Assistant Director of Admissions (college/university) in Philadelphia:
"Communicate!"
My advice for anyone starting in Admissions is to make sure that you are a good communicator. It is imperative to be able to communicate with students, parents, faculty, teachers, guidance counselors, etc.

Key Stats for Assistant Director of Admissions (college/university)

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 34 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
77%
5-9 years
19%
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Skills That Affect Assistant Director of Admissions (college/university) Salaries

Public Speaking
▲4%

Sales
▲3%

Oral / Verbal Communication
▲2%

Recruiting
▼0%

Event Planning
▼0%

National Average
$44,000


Social Media Marketing
▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 34 votes.

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
vision benefits
Vision: 63%
no benefits
None: 9%
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